Webinar Summary: In response to COVID-19, employers have rapidly established systems to enable remote work. Could working from home become the new normal, reducing the need to live near jobs and encouraging a move away from the urban core? Will offices located in employment centers, as well as traditional 9-to-5 hours and associated commutes give way to greater workplace flexibility? What will this mean for the future of commercial development and growing employment centers throughout the GTA? What is the future of commuter suburbs, and could we see the rise of exurbs and migration to rural villages?
While in some ways the core methods of the construction and financing of buildings has not changed much compared to other industries, the real estate industry must always adapt to changes in preferences, often driven by changes in technology.
As we enter the next phase of the pandemic and restrictions ease, people and businesses are looking for ways to return to the workplace. How can we do so safely, effectively, and energetically?
Dr. David Owens, Founding Partner, OT&P Healthcare will demystify how COVID-19 is transmitted at work and what the long-term implications are for real estate owners and occupiers to fully COVID-proof buildings.